Fitness & Dance

Stay active with us! We offer programs for all levels and abilities including yoga and stretching classes; Zumba and dance classes; core and strengthening classes; low impact, osteofit classes; and more! There really is something for everyone. Our instructors speak many different languages including English, Russian and Spanish. For more information about fitness and dance classes, please contact Maria Lindgren at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

UPCOMING FITNESS COURSES

Breathe Better

Provided by Better Health and Community Services. For individuals who have experienced limited activities due to shortness of breath or at risk for COPD or CHF. Instructor: Margarita Vlashicheva

Thursday, April 23 – June 18
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm • 9 weeks

Friday, April 17 – June 19
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm • 9 weeks

Must register with Maria to see if you qualify. Pleas call 416-225-2112, ext. 130. OHIP card is required.


Body Fit

Challenges and incorporates all aspects of a healthy exercise routine: strength, endurance and flexibility. Instructor: Karen Shuster

Tuesday, April 21 – June 16
No class May 19
9:30 am – 10:30 am • 8 weeks
$40 members $89 non-members

Thursday, April 23 – June 18
10:00 am – 11:00 am • 9 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members


Body Works

Energize yourself with aerobic, strength, stretching and dance for total body fitness. Instructor: Margarita Vlashicheva
Tuesday, April 21 – June 16
No class May 19
9:30 am – 10:30 am • 8 weeks
$40 members $89 non-members


Chair Conditioning

Exercises done mainly seated. Bands, balls and weights used to build bone density, increase balance and strengthen the core. Great for any ability! Instructor: Terri Dunnigan
Friday, April 17 – June 19
No class May 29
9:00 am – 10:00 am • 9 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members


Chair Yoga

A gentle form of Yoga either sitting or standing using a chair for support. Involves stretching, deep breathing and strengthening the body. Instructor: Terri Dunnigan

Sunday, April 19 – June 14
11:00 am – 12:00 pm • 9 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members

Friday, April 17 – June 19
No class May 29
10:00 am – 11:00 am • 9 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members


Core & Strength

A class to increase strength, muscle endurance, balance, and more with weight training and core exercises. Instructor: Terri Dunnigan
Sunday, April 19 – June 14
10:00 am – 11:00 am • 9 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members


Karate for Older Adults

Ever wanted to try martial arts? No experience needed! Members only. Instructor: David Birkan
Tuesday, April 21 – June 16
No class May 19
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm • 10 weeks
Cost: Free


Osteofit Beginner

Entry level class for those with osteoporosis or low bone density. Chairs used for support and stability while standing. Instructor: Karen Shuster
Thursday, April 23 – June 18
11:00 am – 12:00 am • 9 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members


Osteofit Intermediate

Same principles as the beginner class. Must feel comfortable doing exercises standing without a chair. Instructor: Karen Shuster
Thursday, April 23 – June 18
9:00 am – 10:00 am • 9 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members


Stretching Class

This class is designed to increase joint range of motion, muscle flexibility, circulation, relaxation and more! Great for all abilities. Instructor: Terri Dunnigan
Friday, April 17 – June 19
No class May 29
11:00 am – 12:00 pm • 9 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members


Tai Chi

Focus on slow and controlled movements and balance. Instructor: Eva Nilsson
Wednesday, April 22 – June 17
10:30 am – 11:30 am • 9 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members


Yoga

Yoga designed for 55+. Must be comfortable with floor exercises using a mat. Instructor: Terri Dunnigan
Wednesday, April 22 – June 17
9:30 am – 10:30 am • 9 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members


Zumba Gold

Want a fun, new experience? Zumba Gold is a dance fitness class that has fun, easy-to-follow moves.

Wednesday, April 22 – June 17
6:00 pm – 6:45 pm • 9 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members
Instructor: Barbara Motta

Friday, April 17 – June 19
No class May 29
9:00 am – 9:45 am • 9 weeks
$45 members $90 non-members
Instructor: Sid Kroach


UPCOMING DANCE COURSES

Israeli Dancing

Enjoy the music and learn the steps to dances associated with the folklore of Israel. Members only. Instructor: Vivian Margulis
Monday, April 6 – June 29
No class May 18
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 12 weeks
Cost: Free
Israeli Dancing is cancelled for the rest of the Winter session.


Line Dancing

Have fun while learning the steps for all rhythms – big band, pop, rock, and country. No partners needed. Instructor: Ann Sharpe
Tuesday, April 21 – June 16
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm • 8 weeks
$40 members $80 non-members


Course Registration Policy

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